Francis Galton. The Art of Travel: or, Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries. John Murray 1856 (2nd edn). pp xi + 247 + 32 ads.
Hardback with brown cloth covers. Condition Poor, Spine missing, covers loose. Binding almost disintegrating in places but all sections still just about attached. Pages tanned near edges. A good reading copy.
Wonderful guide to Travel in mid-Victorian times. "...intended as a Manual to all may have to 'rough it', whether they be travellers, missionaries, emigrants, or soldiers ... experiences ... of the Bush, the Desert, the Prairie, the Water-side, and the Jungle." Second edition, revised and enlarged, with many additional woodcuts.